Michael Atkinson is a professor in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan campus.

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American democracy and political extremism

In recent years, right-wing extremism has flourished in the United States. Last fall, for instance, the Tea Party movement encouraged the nomination of Republican midterm candidates like Sharron Angle, Rand Paul and Christine O'Donnell, whose …

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Farewell to Open Federalism

In his provocative introduction to this special feature for Policy Options, Eugene Lang argues that if the Conservatives are reelected with a minority government, we will get more of the same: steady as she goes. …

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Should Canada create elite universities?

The president of the University of British Columbia, Stephen Toope, has suggested recently that Canada should consider fostering greater stratification in higher education. Stratification means more hierarchy ”” a few strong, prestigious universities, others with …

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